Child Protection & Advocacy Coordinator - Central WB

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.


The Child Protection & Advocacy Coordinator will be working with the Child Protection Program Manager to plan, manage, oversee and monitor the implementation of a child protection programs in three area programs spread across the West Bank. In this role, the Child Protection Coordinator will support CPA manager in program planning, and the oversight of program implementation. In addition he/she will act as a trainer for the zonal staff mainly the CP officer and the partners’ team on topics that are in line with program design and will work to disseminate capacity building to the partner field staff. The Child Protection Coordinator along with the CP officer will actively monitor program activities ensuring quality program and will lead the engagement of communities in Child Protection programming.


% Time

Major Activities


Technical Expertise and Safeguarding and Child Protection compliances

  • In close cooperation with CPA officer identify the approaches and Child Protection practices in current programs that can be implemented at the zonal level.

  • Along with the CPA officer implement the CPA and other Child protection models at the zonal level

  • Work with the CP officer to Provide Child Protection expertise and technical support to the zonal teams

  • Along with the CP officer, provide Child protection and safeguarding training for volunteers, community members and partners.

  • In collaboration with CPA officer, analyze evidence of impact on local level and contribute to production of quality zonal report.


Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability and Quality

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability and Quality

  • With the CP officer Extend support to the monitoring and communication officer in actively monitor Child Protection program activities at field level.

  • Ensuring quality programing and flagging concerns to the CPA manager and to the monitoring and communication officer.

  • Lead the CPA officer in extending support to the monitoring and communication officer to ensure appropriate, timely and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting.

  • Help and support monitoring and communication officer to insure quality success stories, pictures and videos required for reporting.

  • Lead the CPA officer to lead discussions with communities and beneficiaries on program design and project review.


Coordination and advocacy

  • Lead the CPA officer in devising advocacy

  • campaigns in the area of Child Protection.

  • Lead the CPA officer and other zonal staff to implement the ITAW campaign in the zone

  • Use evidence from WV program to inform CPA officer and zonal staff on issues that will directly affect target beneficiaries, especially most vulnerable children.

  • Represent WV in collaboration with CPA officer on zonal level Child Protection networks. ·

  • Support CPA officer in the implementation of Child protection national campaigns


Programme team Leadership support and development

  • Supervise the CPA Officers at the zonal level and build their capacity in the specific area of expertise, to include coaching, mentoring and providing regular feedback in relation of their performance .

  • Develop and strengthen the technical skills of key team members by providing trainings and workshops to team at the zonal level.

  • Assist the CPA Officers and Zonal manager in choosing appropriate new field and National level partners (if any)

  • Organize learning and sharing events with other partners at the zonal level.

  • Participate with the relevant zonal and NO team members to develop

  • Engage in own personal learning and development and spiritual maturity and contribute to the development of colleagues.

  • Mutually share learning and experience with other Zonal CPA Officers

  • Self-learning and proactive usage of WV resources (such as e-campus, WV central, etc.)



  • Report and follow up Child incidents.

  • Implement the safe play areas activities.

  • Any other duty assigned by supervisor


Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:


  • Degree in social science,Child Development, Social Work, Psychology or another relevant field. Master's degree preferable.

Additional work experiencerequired as a minimum qualification for this position.

  1. 3-4 years in Child Development/Protection programming

  2. Experience with program assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  3. Experience in identifying and promoting community child protection projects and initiatives

  4. At Least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role

  5. Experience in the area of capacity building and Training of trainers

  6. Proven understanding of the guiding principle of community mobilization, development and transformation around Child Protection issues.

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

  1. Driving license.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Strong understanding of community-led development work

  2. Child Development, Participation and Protection theories and practices

  3. Ability to develop and analyze action plans or Detailed Implementation Plans

  4. Ability to identify and promote community Child development projects and initiatives.

  5. Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;

  6. Strong facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups

  7. Good analytical and writing skills; Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation

  8. Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity, abilities to work as a team.

  9. Effective in written and oral communication and negotiation skills; able to speak and write with very good English.

  10. Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Work Environment

Include travel & work environment details.

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field


Individual Level

Leadership Level

Organisational Level

Achieving quality results & service.

Practisingaccountability & integrity.

Communicating information effectively.

Thinking clearly, deeply & broadly.

Understanding the Humanitarian Industry.

Practising innovation & change.

Demonstrating Christ-centred life & work.

Learning for growth & development.

Maintaining work/life balance & effectiveness.

Building collaborative relationships.

Practising gender & cultural diversity.

Influencing individuals & groups.

Understanding World Vision’s mission & operations.



(within WV or outside WV)

Reason for Contact

Frequency of Contact

(Daily, Weekly, Monthly)

Zonal Manager

Approval, Consultation and guidance


M&E / communication Offier(Zonal)

Compliance with LEAP/DM&E standards


CP Manager / Specialist

Approval, Consultation


Zonal Admin/Procurement


As required


Decision-making responsibilities this position may have that do not require prior approval.

Routine decisions within scope of work

Decisions related to day to day management of work as per the job responsibilities stated above

Purchasing decisions made within approval limits for this position

Decisions making referred to higher authority or that are controlled by policy.

Decisions which have an impact outside of area of work and/or impact operations

Capital expenditure decisions or purchasing decisions above approval limits for this position

Exceptions to policy decisions or decisions requiring a change to policy.

Decisions requiring input from other departments

The most common wayin which this position assign work and how it is reviewed.

This position will have routine meetings with supervisors where verbal instruction and updates are given. In addition, they will do formal written evaluations annually.

Interpersonal Skills

1. Problem solving skills

2. Effective Team work

Financial Responsibility

Please describe any financial measures that may impact this position. For example, the value of purchases made by a purchasing manager, average monthly accounts receivable figures for the credit manager, etc.

1. n/a


World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults.